Jewish Journal

  • Shatner poetry slams Palin on ‘Tonight Show’

    By Adam Wills

    July 28, 2009 | 2:27 pm

    William “The Shat” Shatner read Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s rambling resignation speech as beat poetry on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” last night, accompanied by a bass and bongo drum. Set phasers on cool…


  • Catching up with Wolowitz

    By Adam Wills

    July 27, 2009 | 6:47 pm

    After last week’s Emmy nod for nerd-tastic “Big Bang Theory”—a sitcom that revolves around two Caltech physics professors who share an apartment, their equally geeky friends and a wannabe actress who lives next door—GeekHeeb caught up with series creator Chuck Lorre (“Two and... read on

  • Raimi set to direct ‘Warcraft’

    By Adam Wills

    July 22, 2009 | 6:36 pm

    Director Sam Raimi will direct a big-screen, live-action adaptation of “World of Warcraft,” the massive online swords-and-sorcery game, according to Variety.

    Legendary Pictures and “WoW” publisher Blizzard Entertainment (whose president and co-founder, Michael Morhaime, has been... read on

  • Jews Get Geek on at Comic-Con

    By Adam Wills

    July 22, 2009 | 3:21 am

    GeekHeeb is in San Diego this week for the sold-out Comic-Con 2009. While there’s no panel on Jews in comics this year (for that you can check out the Skirball’s exhibition “Zap! Pow! Bam! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books, 1938-1950”), there will be no shortage of... read on

  • Cooped up with ‘Robot Chicken’

    By Adam Wills

    July 6, 2009 | 11:45 pm

    Stop-motion animation hasn’t been this much fun since MTV’s “Celebrity Deathmatch” and “Mad TV.” I’m referring, of course, to “Robot Chicken,” Cartoon Network’s irreverent look at pop culture via action figures, which returns with new episodes on July 26.

    Creator and... read on

  • An evening with Vasquez

    By Adam Wills

    June 11, 2009 | 9:23 pm

    “Aliens” remains one of my sci-fi favorites, especially the special edition, which features Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) clutching a picture of her now-deceased, elderly daughter after waking up 57 years in the future following the events of “Alien.” The reason the scene was cut,... read on

  • ‘Terminator’ traps Yelchin in sci-fi Shoah

    By Adam Wills

    May 22, 2009 | 7:52 pm

    If you’re a Monty Python fan, you know that nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition. But if you’re a Jewish “Terminator” fan, you know to expect a Shoah reference at some point – from the nuclear holocaust of Judgment Day (part of Skynet’s Final Solution) to the... read on

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